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  • Mark Duffett: "rush of blood to his head"? Defence say they want subs with the performance characteristics of nuclear subs, so nuclear subs is what they should get! Trying to get this performance with... (1 day, 22 hours ago)
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  • Meredith Doig: Mmmm ... interesting. I did not know Milton Friedman was in favour of equal marriage, but on reflection, it makes sense. Thank you for pointing this out. Thank you also for this sensible... (2 days, 22 hours ago)
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  • Margaret Neal: And the biggest insult is that 1233ABC Newcastle listeners will have Sydney's James Valentine inflicted on us - and no doubt, guff about Macquarie Street goings on, which many of us left Sydney... (3 days, 17 hours ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Bob Day says Question time is very important to crossbenchers. Does this mean his concern for Question time exceeds his concerns for Family Superannuation? I have on occasions previously... (4 days, 21 hours ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: THe previous Greens Leader Senator Brown just about got thrown out of the Senate when President Bush spoke to a meeting of Parliament. However when a true totalitarian leader addresses Parliament... (1 week, 2 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: Welcome to our country, Mr. Modi. A worthy speech. Friendship between countries is strengthened by good words between good leaders. If you ever need a quiet drink and a discussion about... (1 week, 2 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: Good points here. Can we please have more positive stuff like this generally? Real leadership is about a positive vision. (1 week, 2 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: A very good welcoming speech. More of this in the wider public arena would reduce the cynicism amongst voters. (1 week, 2 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: A very good welcoming speech. More of this in the wider public arena would reduce the cynicism amongst voters. (1 week, 2 days ago)
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  • Mark Duffett: Milne twists what the Chinese have committed to do. Contrary to her clear implication that it's all about renewables, the '1,000 gigawatts of energy by 2030' is, directly from the text of the... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • William Boeder: Day by day, week by week on and on it goes, Senator Eric Abetz uses his assumed position of someone who knows what is in the best interests of Australia. (Notwithstanding his callous... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: It is very seldom that I agree with a single utterance by the Greens but on this case they are spot on. Senator Lambie was not elected to hijack every debate. The Senate President or Chairman... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: Why did your government NOT hold ASQA, the national training (VET) regulator to account for repeated breaches of the NVR Act, 2011.............and repeated failures at the Administrative Appeals... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: The previous government put in place a poor regulatory framework and encouraged it to take a hostile approach to private training providers. Many quality training organisations have been... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • Brett Hilder: Thank you Minister. The national VET regulator has been making public statements denigrating the work of the majority of RTOs. Fact is, their figures are based on hopelessly nebulous... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Senator Madigan should know better than to call the dictator in Beijing "President of China". The last legally elected President of China is in Taipei not Beijing. Even ex DLP Senators should... (1 week, 3 days ago)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Repealed a Carbon Tax which the LNP went to 2007 election advocating. Allowed the closure of the Car Industry, Food Processing Plants, Shut down Live Cattle Exports, closed Caterpillar, In... (3 weeks, 1 day ago)
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  • Kay Spurr: And for this we pay Mr Hogan $195,130 pa plus electoral allowance plus nearly $29,000 transport allowance? Oh yes, he did support the Budget because it was 'fair' and has asked a few Dorothy... (30 October 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: "our communities, our farmland and our environment devastated by coal seam gas extraction" Really? Where and how, exactly, have they been "devastated"? (devastate (v.). destroy, ruin,... (30 October 2014)
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  • Anthony McIntyre: You cannot have sustainable growth. We live in a finite world so one day growth must stop. We keep being told the old furphy that we must have continuous economic growth. Even the government's... (30 October 2014)
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  • Brett Sanderson: Why was the Chief Minister of the Norfolk Island Government not acknowledged by the Speaker? Was the motion to the Speaker from the Norfolk Island Parliament read by the... (29 October 2014)
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  • Peter Rogers: Can you clarify what impact 'noting' this report will have. It may be on the record but this doesn't seem to leverage any commitment from the government to enforce the taxation laws equitably...... (22 October 2014)
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  • Tom Peace: Unfortunately this happens in all big companies, it is profit driven and they will devise a scheme to manipulate the market as best they can. Not only Coles but instead too you have the big... (21 October 2014)
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  • William Boeder: One could suggest that Abetz is pandering to the corporate gorgons that generally run with this Abetz pack as a means to further sate their lusts for higher profit margins. Tossing the guessed at... (9 October 2014)
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